This little squiggly neon guy in Chinatown has always perplexed me:
This site has convinced me that it is Reddy Killowatt, an advertising icon from the 50s:
Yes, it's been a while. As of about 15 minutes ago I'm well and truly free of the encumbrances of the last 4 months. Most of the people reading this know why, so let's just say: I'm back. Expect changes.